General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-3141
  • Email:
  • Address:
    2220 Tulare St., Suite 1000
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Email Department

Domestic Violence 

 Picture of women holding her head in handCalifornia Penal Code Section 273.5 defines domestic violence as willfully inflicting injury upon one's spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant or the mother or father of his or her child.  Domestic violence cases are some of the most difficult and sensitive cases to handle.

The Domestic Violence Unit of the Fresno County District Attorney's Office is a special unit that was formed to prosecute domestic violence cases in Fresno County.  This Unit consists of a specially trained staff of attorneys, investigators, victim/witness advocate and clerical personnel who share the common goal of diligently seeking justice for domestic violence victims.


  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
  • Rape Counseling Service & Hotline
    (559) 222-RAPE (7273)
  • Elder Abuse Hotline/Adult Protective Services
    (800) 1426 or (559) 600-3383
  • Marjaree Mason 24-hour Hotline
    (559) 233-4357 Help Line or
    (559) 237-4706 Business Center
  • Carmen Meza Center in Kerman
    (559) 659-0232
    Hotline: (559) 222-7273
  •  Babies First - Mom & Kids Hotline
    Fresno County
    (800) 640-0333
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 Useful Links
Marjorie Mason Center

Fresno Superior Court
Crime Victim Assistance Center 

 Report Domestic Violence
Contact the law enforcement agency in your area.
For emergencies, call 9-1-1.

 Circle of Violence 

Circle of Violence: Power and Control, Physical, Sexual Violence